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Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in construction equipment sales

Caterpillar profit rises 5% in 1Q due to surge in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2014

After a rough 2013 that saw profits drop 33 percent, the momentum Caterpillar gained during a strong fourth quarter appears ...

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks faster

How Caterpillar uses iPads to build 700-ton trucks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

While looking for ways to increase productivity on its assembly line in Decatur, Illinois, Caterpillar saw workers climbing up and ...

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling package and powertrain control (PHOTOS)

Caterpillar updates D9T dozer with new engine, cooling...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Caterpillar has announced updates to the D9T that bring the large dozer in line with the latest emission standards, improve ...

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before clawing its own way up to escape loose terrain

VIDEO: Excavator pushes dozer up steep grade before...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 18, 2014

Steep grades and loose terrain can be formidable foes for heavy machinery on their own. So it's no surprise that ...

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in the biggest game of Jenga you’ve ever seen

VIDEO: Caterpillar excavators stack 600-lb. blocks in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 15, 2014

We have a feeling that after seeing this, equipment operators everywhere are going to try to get their hands on ...

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in vocal defense of Caterpillar during tax hearing

Republican Senators turn tables on investigation in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 01, 2014

Though a U.S. Senate report written by Michigan Democrat Sen. Carl Levin concluded that Caterpillar had done nothing illegal in ...

How to get the most work out of your compact track loader

How to get the most work out of your compact track...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2014

Compared to skid steer loaders, compact track loaders cost more, have slower travel speeds, are better in soft underfoot conditions, ...

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate today, will likely receive support from John McCain

Caterpillar to defend tax strategy before U.S. Senate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 31, 2014

Caterpillar has confirmed an earlier report by saying it is scheduled to testify in a U.S. Senate hearing on whether ...

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill, says U.S. has a lot to learn about public-private partnerships

Caterpillar CEO talks up prospects of highway bill,...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2014

What are the prospects for the federal government passing a multi-year highway bill soon? Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman and chief executive ...

VIDEO: Watch this Caterpillar D11T annihilate an old pickup truck because of hockey

VIDEO: Watch this Caterpillar D11T annihilate an old...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2014

Gotta love Canada. As you'll see in their half-hearted play before the good stuff actually begins, this particular group of ...

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment of the past decade

RANKED: The top-selling financed construction equipment...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Feb 24, 2014

Using Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates to find out the unit count winners, we calculated the top-selling construction equipment types and ...

VIDEO: Down an excavator, dozer operator loads rock truck by driving on top of it

VIDEO: Down an excavator, dozer operator loads rock...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 21, 2014

At the beginning of the video below, we hear the guy behind the camera mention that he and his crew ...

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